Jul 01
2015

“Prior planning prevents poor performance” and in the case of your server rack and data center design this couldn’t be more true. One of the most popular strategies is hot aisle / cold aisle containment, but many don’t understand the basic principles to achieve this effectively. The main goal is conserve energy, manage the air […]

Susan Wynne
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Account Manager Rackmount Solutions
Jun 22
2015

We’ve all seen the horror… the spaghetti, the Medusa of the data center, cable mismanagement so dire it’s hard to look in our server racks direction. The good news is that it’s all completely fixable with a little bit of time and few best practices. By following these simple 5 cable management tips, you should […]

Susan Wynne
Read More By Susan Wynne
Account Manager Rackmount Solutions
Jun 10
2015

Do you have Server Rack Space Issues? It’s a common problem. Not enough room in your data center, your office, or smaller yet your data closet, but we still have to find a way to get everything into this space. Depending on the problem, we have various solutions for every kind of space issue. Our […]

John Rateau
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Account Manager, Rackmount Solutions
Nov 24
2014

VIDEO: Server Rack Compatibility — Tapped or Universal? Originally, the standard holes on 19″ server racks were tapped to fit a certain size of threaded bolt or screw. This tended to be problematic, as frequently changing equipment would lead to damaging the threads or screws breaking off, both making the hole and ultimately the rack […]

Nov 17
2014

Buzzfeed: 10 Strange Data Center Outages Data center outages, while not uncommon, can be costly events. They can also be pretty strange. Here are just a few examples of some of the more strange circumstances that brought some data centers to their figurative knees.   1. The Leap Second Bug Every once in a while, […]

Read More By Wynne Deen